Saks Managers Say OT Suit Passes Dukes Tests

Law360, New York (January 25, 2012, 8:22 PM EST) -- Former Saks Inc. assistant managers who say they were wrongly classified as overtime exempt argued Wednesday that their case should proceed as a class action because it meets strict commonality standards set by the U.S. Supreme Court  in Walmart Stores Inc. v. Dukes.

Dawn Till and Mary Josephs claim in a complaint filed in February 2011 that Saks violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and California labor law by deliberately misclassifying groups of managers at its Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth outlet chain as overtime...
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